• Research Technician I

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Staff Scientist
  • Overview

    Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


    The Saha Laboratory is accepting applications for a Research Technician position. The laboratory uses basic and translational research approaches to explore pathogenic mechanisms and novel targeted therapies in liver cancer. Successful candidates will learn to generate and exploit a series of fundamental cancer model systems including genetically engineered murine models (GEMMs), patient-derived xenografts and novel human cancer cell lines. In addition, he or she will have the opportunity to become involved with all the steps of research being completed by the group and contribute to numerous publications, with the ultimate goal of translating their findings into novel clinical trials for cholangiocarcinoma patients. Scientific methodologies and areas of focus include animal models and murine genetics, molecular biology, cell biology and metabolism, proteomics, biochemistry, pharmacology, and genomics. The experience gained in the lab will useful for pursuing a career as a researcher or physician.



    Minimum Requirements:

    • Tech I level – Bachelor’s degree in biology, molecular biology or biochemistry required. Must have scientific knowledge in the area of study and basic laboratory skills. Independent research experience in addition to school lab experience is required.
    • Tech II level - Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Molecular Biology or Biochemistry with at least 2 years of related full time experience.
    • Experience with mammalian cell culture or animal husbandry is preferred.



    • The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, reliable, and able to work independently as well as part of a team in a challenging environment. Excellent communication and organizational skills are necessary.


    Please apply by submitting your CV, a brief letter of intent (less than one page), and a list of 3 references.

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    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.


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